Happy February! There’s tons of vibrant, family-friendly festivals, markets, educational events, and more this month, and we’ve put together our top picks for the month here. Admission to each event on our list comes at no cost, and no registration is necessary.

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Tacoma Light Trail

Up and Atom: Space and Black History

Tacoma Public Library Mottet Branch | February 1

Up and Atom, during which Tacoma Public Libraries invites families for STEAM and craft activities from 3:30 – 5 p.m., celebrates Black History Month with this special session! This event takes place at the Mottet Branch, which is located at 3523 E G St. in Tacoma.

Black History Celebration

Black History Celebration

People’s Community Center | February 3

From 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., People’s Community Center will be celebrating Black History Month with art activities, music, performances, a scavenger hunt, and more! People’s Community Center is located at 1602 M.L.K. Jr Way in Tacoma.

STEAM Night

STEAM Night

Tacoma Public Library Moore Branch | February 7

Bring the whole family together to explore concepts of science, technology, engineering, art, and math, also known as STEAM! Join us at the Tacoma Public Library Moore Branch at 215 S 56th St. in Tacoma for an evening brimming with playful discovery and creation from 4 – 5:30 p.m.

Lincoln District Lunar New Year Festival 2024

Lincoln District Lunar New Year Festival 2024

S. 38th Street | February 11

The streets of the Lincoln District, starting on S. 38th St. between Tacoma Ave S. and S. Thompson, are set to come alive with music, kids activities, food trucks, photo booths, and more at this Lunar New Year Celebration from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Hilltop Healthy Kids and Family Carnival

Hilltop Healthy Kids and Family Carnival

People’s Community Center | February 17

From 12 – 4 p.m., enjoy live music, fun activities, and complimentary services for kids and families at this vibrant festival! The People’s Community Center, where this event will take place, is located at 1602 Martin Luther King Jr. Way Tacoma.

26th Annual New Year Celebration

26th Annual New Year Celebration

Tacoma Dome Exhibition Hall | February 24

Celebrate the New Year with the Asia Pacific Cultural Center at this vibrant event! From 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. at 2727 E. D St. in Tacoma, enjoy cultural arts, games, performances, child-friendly activities, tasty food, and much more!

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